O’Keeffe’s Calla Lilies

Oil paintings which caused quite a stir

She painted many paintings and became known for her Calla Lilies: artist Georgia O'Keeffe. But not everyone saw plants…

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The American artist Georgia O'Keeffe (1887 – 1986) is also known in the USA as the ‘Mother of American Modernism’. From the 1920’s O’Keeffe painted many flowers, namely Calla Lilies. The oil paintings created quite a stir at the time because they were considered very sensual. Interested in O’Keeffe’s Calla Lilies? You can go to the museum in New Mexico in the Unites States or find a copy of the book ‘Georgia O'Keeffe and the Calla Lily in American Art, 1860-1940’.

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